June 2016

The Caring Circle

Highlights from the Wellness Centre’ s Art Therapy Pilot Project 

Research shows that unsupported caregivers are at higher risk of distress, anger, depression, and even physical illness compared to those who get enough support. Having some time to yourself is SO important. That’s why, this June and July, Jeffery Hale Community Partners are  offering free art therapy sessions to caregivers …

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Community WellnessThe Caring Circle

Community Health Education Program Returns in September

The  Community Health Education Program  (CHEP)   offers a wealth of health promotion, disease prevention information at a distance in English.  These free video-conference sessions  are recorded and made into educational DVD’s that can then be viewed by community members and groups.  Past sessions have focused on a variety of …

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The Caring Circle

Deck the Halls Holiday Get Together

Caring Circle Café Thursday: December 8, 2016 @1 pm Deck the Halls Holiday Get Together  Partake in a caregiver’s holiday celebration and bid a fond farewell  to our retiring Creative Expressions coordinator,  Gail Quinn.  The party will take place in the community art room on the second floor of the Jeffery …

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The Caring Circle

Guide for English-speaking Caregivers in the  Quebec City Region 

Download our  Roadmap to Your Caregiving Journey or request  your paper copy of the only guide created especially for English-speaking caregivers who are living  in the Greater Quebec City region by calling  our community organizer, Jan Anderson at 418 684-5333 ext. 1539. Paper copies of this guide are available at every Wellness Centre activity …

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Family Matters

Let’s Go Swimming!

Summer’s here and we’re finally enjoying some heat! If you’re looking for a place to cool off with the kiddies check out the ville de Québec’s list of Piscines et pataugeoires extérieures. There is certainly no shortage of splash pads,  pools and even beaches around town! Remember the sun screen, be sure …

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Family Matters

How Much Sleep Does a Kindergartener Need?

If your son or daughter is heading off to kindergarten this fall you may want to ensure s/he is getting enough sleep to enjoy learning and the whole school experience. Participaction and the Public Health Agency of Canada have just released 24 Hour Movement Guidelines for Children 5 to 13 …

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Family Matters

Participate in a study on the Impact of Gestational Diabetes

The Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods in partnership with Université Laval is seeking women who experienced gestational diabetes in  pregnancies occurring between 2004 and 2013 for a study that will examine the impact on mother and child. Interviews will be held with both mom and children 3 to 12 …

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Moms Night Out

Ladies, Every mom needs time out from parental responsibilities now and then. It’s perfectly normal. Admit it – you’re dying to make some new women friends who are in the same life stage and who speak English! Community Partners has been helping to organise Moms’ Nite-Out (MNO) activities for a …

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Baby Chat Afternoons

Baby Chat Afternoons offers a special oasis that allows parents of babies up to one year of age to get together to chat about a variety of parenting issues. Come exchange information and make some new friends. Parents-to-be are also welcome to attend. Enjoy each other’s company, free parking and …

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Family Matters

Welcome to our New Arrivals

    If you would like your baby’s birth announcement published here, please send us the details!

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